The traditional Balham Circle Beer and Curry Night was held on Monday December 14 and was convivial as ever. This year Balham Brothers were pleased to enjoy the company of some Reigate Brothers. President Kevin Redstone came along with Membership Officer Pat McFadden and Brother Dan Rogers.
The Province 19 Provincial Weekend proved to be an enjoyable and relaxing occasion for those Balham brothers who travelled to Cambridge for the event. Balham Circle was well represented by a group comprising Noel and Anne Brownsell, Brian and Valerie Towler, Charles and Marianne Marriott, Terry and Lucille Brown and Richard Pyatt.
Terry Noel Nader and Charles at the Epsom dinner
Nader gathered his brothers together and transported them to Epsom Circle Secretaries’ Night at the RAC Country Club. We arrived only just-in-time for the meeting, but were able to relax and enjoy an excellent dinner. We were however not impressed by our team’s performance in a very difficult quiz! TGB
In spite of earlier threats of rain during in the week, the sun did shine for a while on Sunday September 13th and the rain held off all afternoon sufficiently for all to enjoy being out of doors at Terry’s second President’s Sunday..
Not everyone stayed the course long enough to be in this photo. We had lost Brothers Richard Mills & Pyatt before we started taking the pictures, but others steadfastly soldiered on! Continue reading
We all know what a railway enthusiast Brother Richard is, but it didn’t take much persuasion to get Brother Terry to join him on the Bluebell Rail Ale Train. Continue reading
Balham is small in comparison to some of the other Province 19 circles and in the summer dining can be quite an exclusive affair. Our July meeting was one such, but a select group of Balham Brothers were delighted to welcome Brother Mario from Osterley Circle to join us for dinner and witness a typically feisty after-dinner debate! Continue reading